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HouseSmarts with Lou Manfredini Celebrates 200th Episode

Manfredini Continues to Take the Intimidation Out of Your Relationship with Your Home HouseSmarts TV celebrates it’s 200th episode airing the week of September 8. For the past 12 years, the 30-minute nationally-syndicated show has been and continues to be hosted by home improvement expert Lou Manfredini, who brings more than 25 years as a…

Today Show: Superzilla, Leather CPR & a portable slow cooker

  Kathie Lee and Hoda welcome Lou with some more smart solutions to pesky problems around the house. Lou’s “life changers” include Superzilla, a powerful all-purpose cleaner; Leather CPR, which can bring worn, cracked leather handbags back to life; the Presto Nomad, a portable slow cooker you can use to transport hot foods; High &…

Today Show: Ask Lou! Fix Your Squeaky Floors With…Baby Powder?

Solution for a squeaky wood floor: Would you believe baby powder? Lou joins Kathie Lee and Hoda to share ways to improve your home security and give your tile floors a new shine. He also reveals a great DIY trick to get rid of the pesky squeaks from your hardwood floors. Shine Up Your Tile…

6 Innovative Products to Make Your Life Greener and Easier

Lou joins the ladies to demonstrate ways to solve problems around your house and be good to the environment at the same time with an eco-friendly leaf blower and hedge trimmer, and even recycled paint! Lawn Espoma Jonathan Green Milorganite Paint Valspar Optimus Earth Paint Collection System Earth Paint Insect Shield By The Yard Outdoor…

Are Home Warranties Worth It?

Home warranties can be a great way for homeowners to protect themselves from high repair bills but if you don’t know how long your appliances are supposed to last, it might be hard to judge if a home warranty is right for you. ConsumerAffairs has released an interactive guide to help consumers analyze their risk…

Products that are “New to Lou Too” on NBC’s Today Show

Lou visits the Fourth Hour with some solutions to home-maintenance dilemmas, including a paint canister that has paint brush built into its screw-on lid; a night light that won’t hog your electrical outlet, and a nifty way to making sweeping up messes easier. My Paint Saint Krevare SoapSeat Nordic Plow Perfect Shovel Guardian Angel Safety…